Windows Security Log Event ID 516

Operating Systems Windows Server 2000
Windows 2003 and XP
CategorySystem
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2008
and Vista
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516: Internal resources allocated for the queuing of audit messages have been exhausted, leading to the loss of some audits

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Event 516 indicates that an extremely high period of activity prevented Windows from logging %1 number of security events.

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Description Fields in 516

  • Number of audit messages discarded: number of events not logged

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Internal resources allocated for the queuing of audit messages have been exhausted, leading to the loss of some audits. Number of audit messages discarded: %1

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